Swan Lake at The Kennedy Center

вторник, Январь 21, 2020 - воскресенье, Январь 26, 2020

Tue, Jan 21 - Sat, Jan 25 at 7:30 pm

Fri, Jan 24 - Sun, Jan26 at 1:30 pm

Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures
“Five stars! The show that changed the dance landscape forever”—The Observer
Swan Lake

Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake returns to the U.S. with a fresh look for the 21st century! After charming our audiences in 2019 with a unique take on the fairy tale Cinderella, Matthew Bourne brings his breakout international hit to the Kennedy Center for the first time. Retaining the iconic elements of the original production loved by millions around the world, Matthew Bourne and award-winning designers Lez Brotherston (set and costumes) and Paule Constable (lighting) have created an exciting re-imagining of the classic New Adventures production.

Thrilling, audacious, witty, and emotive, this Swan Lake is perhaps still best known for replacing the female corps de ballet with a menacing male ensemble, which shattered conventions, turned tradition upside down, and took the dance world by storm. Collecting over 30 international accolades including an Olivier Award in the UK and three Tony Awards® for Best Director of a Musical, Best Choreography, and Best Costume Design, Matthew Bourne’s powerful interpretation of Tchaikovsky’s masterpiece is a passionate and contemporary Swan Lake for our times.

Performance Timing: Act One - 65 min.; Intermission - 20 min.; Act Two - 55 min.

The Kennedy Center for the Performing ARTS
2700 F Street, NW Washington, DC 20566